Sermon Archive : Jered Weber-Johnson

05/27/18 - Trinity: It’s About Love

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One of the former Editors of the Christian Century, John Buchanan, also a Presbyterian pastor, recounted in the pages of that publication the Sunday he baptized a 2 year old girl in front of her family and the congregation. As he did so, he said, he reminded her the truth of baptism as it is found in the Presbyterian Book of Common Worship “You are a child of God, sealed […]

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05/20/18 - Pentecost Sermon

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04/01/18 - Easter People in a Good Friday World

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I have been warned this morning by our Saint John’s staff that I am to avoid any bad April Fools related jokes in the sermon. I was told that the choir might break out into spontaneous hymns if they caught even a whiff of something bordering on shenanigans, that someone might shout from the back, “Flag on the play!” Besides, with snow on the ground on April 1st, Easter morning, […]

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03/18/18 - A Seed in the Ground

Unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. On the boulevard, just beyond our front yard our family put up three garden boxes last year – three little raised beds to grow flowers and vegetables in the summer. Just before the ground hardened at the beginning of this winter, at the advice of […]

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12/10/17 - Not What You Are Expecting

  Second Sunday of Advent   In A Christmas Carole Petersen, local actor Tod Petersen tells the story of growing up in Mankato, falling in love with acting, and wrestling with his mother Carole’s overly positive take on the Holidays. Tod recalls his first audition for the local Mankato theater, where he received a minor role in A Christmas Carol. As he describes in the voice of his mother Carole, […]

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